An employee or a grant recipient may not:

(1)           Use his official authority or influence for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election or a nomination for office;

(2)           Directly or indirectly coerce, attempt to coerce, command, or advise an employee to pay, lend, or contribute anything of value to a party, committee, organization, agency, or person for political purposes; or

(3)           Be a candidate for partisan elective office.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑276; 143B‑277; 143‑323(d);

Eff. December 1, 1983;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. April 25, 2015.